European Aluminium, founded in 1981, is the association that represents the whole value chain of the aluminium industry in Europe. We actively engage with decision-makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium, secure growth and optimise the contribution our metal can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges. It encompasses primary aluminium producers, downstream manufacturers, producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations representing the manufacturers of rolled and extruded products in 18 European countries, with a total number of 70 members.
Through environmental and technical expertise, economic and statistical analysis, scientific research, education and sharing of best practices, public affairs and communication activities, European Aluminium promotes the use of aluminium as a permanent material that is part of the solution to achieving sustainable goals, while maintaining and improving the image of the industry, of the material and of its applications among their stakeholders.
What is our objective?
The overall objective of European Aluminium is to actively engage with EU decision-makers and the wider policy community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium and optimise the contribution our metal can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges. To reach this objective, our association is active in the fields of:
- Issue monitoring and issue management on topics of common interest;
- Generic promotion and communication on aluminium;
- Collection, maintenance and dissemination of European aluminium statistics;
- Encouraging and initiating studies or research projects and technical co-operation in all relevant areas whether of a scientific, technological, economic, governmental, sociological, legal or any other nature.
How are we Organized?
The Chairmanship of our association accounts for a 2 years term. Mr Pierre Vareille (CEO of Constellium) has been appointed European Aluminium Chairman and Mr Roeland Baan (Executive Vice President and CEO of Aleris Europe) Vice Chairman for the 2014-2015 term.
The Executive Committee is responsible for the direction and management of the interests of the association and for taking decisions not reserved to the General Assembly. It shall ensure the proper implementation of the decisions of the General Assembly.
The Executive Committee submits the budget and accounts and reports on the strategy and the annual work programme of the association to the General Assembly.
|Mr Pierre Vareille||Constellium||CEO||Chairman|
|Mr Roeland Baan||Aleris||Executive Vice President and CEO Aleris Europe||Vice Chairman|
|Mr Simon Baker||Alcoa||President of Alcoa Europe||Treasurer|
|Dr Constantin Catsaros||Elval||Member of the Executive Board||Member|
|Mr Kjetil Ebbesberg||Hydro||Executive Vice President, Rolled Products||Member|
|Mr Karl Eichinger||SAPA||Chief Financial Officer||Member|
|Mr Gervais Jacques||Rio Tinto Alcan||Chief Commercial Officer||Member|
|Dr Erwin Mayr||Novelis||President, Novelis Europe||Member|
|Dott. Roberta Niboli||Raffmetal S.p.A.||CEO of Raffmetal S.p.A.||Member|
|Mr Will Savage||Aluminium Federation UK||Chief Executive||Member|
Committees & Market Groups
The work of the association is structured along four horizontal Committees and three Market Groups. These constituencies gather experts from the Industry and are responsible for different areas and responsabilities (see organigram).
Our members are grouped in 5 Divisions according to the aluminium product forms: Primary, Extrusion, Rolling, Recycling and Foil (European Aluminium Foil Association – EAFA).
European Aluminium Association (EAA)
Av. de Broqueville 12
B-1150 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: (32) 2 775 63 63
Fax: (32) 2 779 05 31